Why do 11,000 people die in America each year at the hands of gun violence? Talking heads yelling from every TV camera blame everything from Satan to video games. But are we that much different from many other countries? What sets us apart? How have we become both the master and victim of such enormous amounts of violence? This is not a film about gun control. It is a film about the fearful heart and soul of the United States, and the 280 million Americans lucky enough to have the right to a constitutionally protected Uzi. From a look at the Columbine High School security camera tapes to the home of Oscar-winning NRA President Charlton Heston, from a young man who makes homemade napalm with The Anarchist's Cookbook to the murder of a six-year-old girl by another six-year-old, Bowling for Columbine is a journey through America, through our past, hoping to discover why our pursuit of happiness is so riddled with violence.
A documentary on the life and career of one of the most influential film directors of all time, Steven Spielberg.
An in-depth look at the prison system in the United States and how it reveals the nation's history of racial inequality.
We met Nastya, the main character, in 2003, when she was serving her time in the correctional colony for under-age girls. Obviously, she felt guilty and had a dream about freedom. She believed in a chance of new happy life. Every girl in colony had the same feelings and was sure in those beliefs. Ten years have passed since then. Unfortunately, Nastya’s hopes were shattered. Life outside prison was even more difficult. The young girl has to deal with a huge count of troubles and tragedies by herself. Anyone could break down, but Nastya. She goes on finding inspiration and efforts to pursuit of happiness. Especially trying for the happiness of her small daughter. Nastya is an amazingly strong person. She ought to be happy.
This ebullient documentary about trend-setting Soho hair salon Cuts also serves as a reminder of how pre-gentrification London was a fertile ground for multicultural DIY creativity.
Director Agnès Varda and photographer/muralist JR journey through rural France and form an unlikely friendship.
A look at how climate change affects our environment and what society can do prevent the demise of endangered species, ecosystems, and native communities across the planet.
Working from the text of James Baldwin’s unfinished final novel, director Raoul Peck creates a meditation on what it means to be Black in the United States.
As Russian children are preparing to become soldiers…
Filmmaker Kip Andersen uncovers the secret to preventing and even reversing chronic diseases, and he investigates why the nation's leading health organizations doesn't want people to know about it.
If the cinematic is dominated by male directors, how can we respond to it? With an epic series comprised of brilliant films by female filmmakers.
Igor is almost a grown man. Together with his retired mother he spends summer days out in the country, endlessly doing crossword puzzles. But can he really have rest while neighbours’ hens are wandering around the yard, some nasty insects are buzzing in the bushes nearby, and his mother is struggling with a six-letter word?
The top 30 performers in Adult Entertainment share their thoughts and fears about the industry. The stars discuss how they started, the reality behind the glamour, the threat of AIDS, and the nationwide controversy surrounding their profession
Johnny Knoxville and his crazy friends appear on the big screen for the very first time in Jackass: The Movie. They wander around Japan in panda outfits, wreak havoc on a once civilized golf course, they even do stunts involving LIVE alligators, and so on. While Johnny Knoxvile and his pals put their life at risk, they are entertaining people at the same time. Get ready for Jackass: The Movie!!
GOING CLEAR intimately profiles eight former members of the Church of Scientology, shining a light on how they attract true believers and the things they do in the name of religion.
A documentary that tells the epic life story of Alfreda Glynn, 78-year-old Aboriginal woman, stills photographer, co-founder of the Central Australian Aboriginal Media Association (CAAMA), and Imparja TV, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, radical, pacifist, grumpy old woman, who in equal measure loves the limelight and total privacy. Part bio-pic, part social history, it details the life of a woman born beneath a tree north of Alice Springs in 1939, her childhood living under the Aboriginal Protection policies and the impact, both good and bad they had on her life.
Errol Morris's unique documentary dramatically re-enacts the crime scene and investigation of a police officer's murder in Dallas.
With a rich variety of techniques, this experimental documentary recreates the career of actor Paul Lynde, who played some of Hanna-Barbera's greatest villains.
Filmmaker Paul Gallasch is 30 and still lives at home with his mentally ill mother. When he meets the woman of his dreams, Paul decides that if he's ever going to make a new life of his own, he must first find a cure for his mother's illness.
Rocco Siffredi is to pornography what Mike Tyson is to boxing or Mick Jagger is to rock’n’roll: a living legend. His mother wanted him to be a priest; with her blessing he became a hardcore performer, devoting his life to one God only: Desire. Rocco Siffredi reveals all, even if it sometimes means busting his own myth: his true story, beginnings, career, wife and children… and the ultimate revelation that will change his life forever.